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Cemetery Preservation Workshop
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Regsitration 8:30 am. Program 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Interested in getting help with your cemetery projects? The Alabama Cemetery Preservation Alliance, Inc. (ACPA) will host the 19th Annual Cemetery Preservation Workshop here at Old Cahawba. The program will include demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on training on tombstone cleaning, restoration and preservation; preserving historic cemetery fencing; use of Ground Penetrating Radar, and other topics.
Guided tours for the morning may be requested on other days a minimum of two weeks before your requested date. We offer wagon tours, walking tours, and step-on bus guides. For more information, call 334-872-8058 or visit the park at 9518 Cahaba Rd, Orrville, AL 36767.
Visit us at www.facebook.com/oldcahawba or www.cahawba.com
1st Saturday Selma happens the first Saturday of each month in beautiful downtown Selma, Alabama! Join art galleries, food trucks, shops, restaurants, and music venues all day Saturday, and some will be open the night before! Check out the Facebook page for updates and specials: https://www.facebook.com/1stSaturdaySelma/
2021 Alabama Auxin Training-Best Management Practices
1.All applicators who will spray dicamba on resistant row crops in Alabama will need to participate this training, regardless if they have received training certificate in the past. People who handle mixing and loading are also required to take the training.2.The 2021 training certificate will be valid only for 2021 season based on current federal labels.3.Training fee is $15 per person which can be paid by credit or debit card using the link below.4.Participants can check federal labels if they are unsure about certain questions in the quiz.5.Participants will be able to download their certificates directly from Canvas training course only after 1) paying for training fee, 2) using the link provided in the receipt email to register the training course, 3) finishing the training on Zoom, and 4) passing the quiz in the training course.6.Contact your local extension office if you have technical difficulty or unreliable internet for virtual training. In-person training may be offered at limited compacity and will be determined case by case.7.Dr. Steve Li and Dr. David Russell will provide 2021 weed control update for major row crops following the Auxin Training on Feb 11, Feb 25 and Mar 8.
Credit/debit card payment link: https://www.aces.edu/go/auxintraining
Registration link for auxin training will be provided in the receipt email.
If you are paying for multiple people’s training fee through this link, please send an email to
Contact Deborah Buchanan at
Contact Dr. Steve Li (
Come join the Selma-Dallas County Historic Preservation Society for an evening of fun and fellowship during our 2021 Annual Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday May 4, 2021
WHERE: Heritage Village Located at 713 Mabry Street. Heritage Village is the site of
several 1800s structures that were donated to the Society
TIME: 5:30 to 6:00 Tour Grounds/Fellowship and enjoy a delicious light supper
6:00 Welcoming Remarks
Recognition and highlights of 2020-2021
Vision for 2021-2022
Guest Speaker—Ms. Amanda Walker
Amanda Walker-Gifted writer and longtime columnist with the Wilcox Progressive Era as well
as a featured writer with AL.com and the Selma Times-Journal. Amanda has a gift of finding
humor in everyday situations and is not shy about sharing her opinions of life in Central AL
Bonus: Music will be provided by ‘The Cahaba Trio’ prior to the program
Encourage: We encourage you to invite a friend or two to join us for this evening of fun!
**In case of inclement weather, the Annual Meeting will be moved inside to Minnie Sue’s
Cottage, 622 McLeod Avenue, located in Heritage Village**
Please mark your calendar to join us for this evening of fellowship!
***All COVID protocols will be Followed***
Alabama Garden Chat
“Alabama Garden Chat” will be back in April. You can join the program each Wednesday at 2:00 pm starting in April. The program will follow “Get Outside with Alabama Smart Yards!”.
“Alabama Garden Chat” will go from April through August. You can join the program by Zoom at auburn.zoom.us/j/82398811386 or send in questions by email to A flyer is attached for your information.
Learn more and register at https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&referrer&eventid=3084025&sessionid=1&key=34B50E64D928E4B7FB5F748E9A8D1024®Tag=2218740&V2=false&sourcepage=register
When: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Where: Dallas County School Board Central Office Boardroom
Time: 5:30 p.m.
When: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Where: Dallas County Courthouse/Commissioners Chamber
Religion, Politics, and Choice: A discussion about reproductive rights and women's health
The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee and Planned Parenthood Southeast present the next FREE installment of the Symposium for Social Change “Religion, Politics, and Choice”. In observance of National Women's Health Month, you are invited to a conversation surrounding the reality and implications of religion, politics, and choice on women’s health and reproductive rights.
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Registration closes at 11:59 pm CST on May 19th, 2021.
We are able to offer these workshops and webinars for free to the general public because of generous donations from our partners and everyday individuals. Please consider donating any amount to the Symposium for Social Change by using this link: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=R855EZN8V3LG4
Fish Fry Fundraiser for Brandon McHugh and Family, Saturday, May 22nd at Elkdale Baptist Church, Rear Parking Lot off Elkdale and 6th Ave. Carryout only, pickup between 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Plate $10.00. Tickets for sale at Brech Marine, Carter Drugs and Morgan Academy.
The City of Selma intends to solicit bids/proposals to award multiple contracts for Weed Abatement Services at various locations throughout the City of Selma, Alabama. A pre-bid conference will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at the Carl Morgan Convention Center, 211 Washington Street, beginning at 6:00 p.m., as it relates to the attached Request for Information (RFI).
Link to Register: https://asbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/8871
Date: 5/27/21Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)Status: Open - 50 places remainingRegistration Deadline: 5/27/21 11:00 AM (CDT)Fee: No FeePoint of Contact:Katherine Zobre (201) 503-5927 No FeePoint of Contact:Katherine Zobre (201) 503-5927Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)Training Topics: eCommerce, Marketing/Sales, TechnologyDescription:
Is everyone telling you that you should have a website but you're not sure where to start?
Google has a host of free tools to help you get started. In this Grow With Google online seminar, I'll walk you through setting up a free website with Google, creating a profile and connecting to Google Search and Google Maps.
Zoom link will be emailed out ~30 minutes before the session starts.